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One Liners of the Day, 23 January 2019

National

  • Theme of 'Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019' - Role of Indian Diaspora in Building New India.
  • The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas inaugurated at – Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

International

  • According to 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report, this country topped the Global Trust Index among both the informed public and the general population segments - China.
  • According to 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report, in terms of trust in companies headquartered in each market, the most trusted are those from - Switzerland, Germany and Canada.
  • The UNNESCO’s World Capital of Architecture for 2020 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • In November 2018, ‘World Capital of Architecture’ programme launched together by -UNESCO and the International Union of Architects (UIA).
  • India's this neighboring country has banned the use of Indian currency notes above 100 denominations notes - Nepal.
  • Germany has banned Mahan Air airline of this country from its airports, over attacks on opponents in the bloc - Iran.

Sports

  • Topper team in ICC Test rankings in January 2019 - India.
  • Topper of the ICC Rankings for Individual batsmen in January 2019 - Virat Kohli.
  • Topper of the ICC Rankings for Individual bowlers in January 2019 - Kagiso Rabada (South Africa).

Person In News

  • This most revered Lingayat seer of five-centuries-old Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru passed away - Shivakumara Swami (111 years old).

General Knowledge

  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - 9th January (this year 21-23th January).
  • The 'World Capital of Architecture' is an initiative of - UNESCO and International Association of Architects (UIA).
  • The city is home to works of renowned architects such as Oscar Niemeyer, who also designed the capital city of Brasilia - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) established in the year - 1945 (November 16).
  • Headquarter of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Paris, France.
  • Capital of Nepal – Kathmandu.
  • Capital of Germany – Berlin.
  • Currency of Germany - Euro.
  • Capital of Iran - Tehran.
  • Currency of Iran - Iranian Riyal.

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